Ozark Tiger E-News
WEEKLY NEWS HIGHLIGHTING OUR STUDENTS & STAFF
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Chris Kahmke with C.O.P.S. — Concerns of Police Survivors — showered our school resource officers with gifts and cards for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Jan. 9. Ms. Chastain’s fifth-grade class at Inman Intermediate in Nixa, where Kahmke’s son attends school, made the cards. The goodies were provided thanks by Mac Dental and Walgreens.
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Outstanding Assistant Principal
Students at North Elementary are participating in a schoolwide reading challenge this month with the Christian County Library. In the first week, North Elementary logged 70,093 reading minutes.
First graders were extra excited Jan. 7 because they got to check out a chapter book for the first time!
When two vowels go walking the first one does the talking. North Elementary second graders in Mrs. Eagan's class worked on long vowels in spelling groups this week.
Coming soon to Ozark Village Inn
Are you hungry? Maybe you should try the new pancakes that will be on the Village Inn menu soon. The pancakes were created by South Elementary second graders in Mrs. Jatho’s class. Village Inn, the Adopt-A-Class partner for Mrs. Jatho’s class, sent the class a list of possible ingredients, which students used to create a pancake. The class then voted on which pancake to make. During an Adopt-A-Class visit, Village Inn employees helped the students make the pancakes.
Speech and Debate
No, these Ozark High School students aren't talking to a wall. Students in Mr. Harmon's speech and debate class are practicing for an upcoming competition. Good luck!
Download SuperFan App and Win
Spirit Squad has a few things coming your way through the SuperFan App!
Anyone that downloads the SuperFan App before Jan. 16 will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card to Kum & Go.
Also, anyone that checks in to the wrestling match against Nixa on Tuesday, Jan. 15 will receive a free drink from the concession stand. All you have to do is check in on the app once you arrive.
After reviewing author's purpose, fifth grade students at East Elementary became purposeful in writing about Blow Pops. First, they wrote a short story featuring a Blow Pop — who knew Blow Pops led such exciting lives? Next, they researched five fun facts about Blow Pops. Lastly, students wrote a paragraph where they attempted to convince Mrs. Surface to give them a Blow Pop. As you can see, students were successfully persuasive.
Kites, Kids and Kiss
Coloring and Cooking and Monkeys, Oh My!
There’s never a dull moment at Tiger Paw Early Childhood Center. Here, Ms. Chapman’s class is enjoying spending time in learning centers.
OJH ninth grade agriculture students participated in the Greenhand Conference at Missouri State University with other area schools Jan. 10. Students attended sessions on topics ranging from issues in the ag industry to leadership.